The East Coast’s premier jazz music event, the Richmond Jazz Festival, returns for its seventh year on August 11 – 14, 2016. Events and performances will take place at several Richmond locations, with the main event being held at Maymont on Saturday and Sunday.
Thousands of music lovers from across the country will travel to Richmond for this one-of-a-kind musical experience, and with names like Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, The Roots and Morris Day and The Time, the 2016 Richmond Jazz Festival features one of the most impressive line-ups yet.
Presented by Altria, the festival has partnered with Virginia is for Lovers and Dominion as stage sponsors. Other sponsors include Richmond Region Tourism, Pepsi and Virginia Lottery as well as NBC 12, Summit Media and WCVE Public Radio.
Richmond Jazz Festival 2016 Schedule:
Thursday, August 11
- The Jazz Café at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (200 No. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220) – free admission
- Hardywood Park Craft Brewery (2408-2410 Ownby Lane, Richmond, VA 23220) – Hardywood Food Truck Rally – free admission
Friday, August 12
- Hippodrome Theater (528 N. 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 23219) – “Homegrown at the Hipp” – $30 admission
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Saturday, August 13
- Maymont (1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220) – Doors open at 11 a.m. and performances begin at noon – $85 single day admission / $160 weekend admission
Tome Browne & Jean Carne
Sunday, August 14
- Maymont (refer to above)
Morris Day and The Time
Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright
Plunky & Oneness
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There is a Richmond Jazz Festival app, which is available for iOS and Android devices. Users can share and view photos, purchase tickets, view the performance line-up, get weather updates and connect with other attendees.
You can visit Jazzatmaymont.com for ticket information, to view the performance schedule and to get additional updates.